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A Birthday Blessing, Wishing You Many Happy Returns - 301 White Carded
A Birthday Blessing, Wishing You Many Happy Returns - 301 Black
of this day
come to you!
A Birthday Gift, Happy May Thy Birthday Be - 302 red and green top
A Birthday Gift, Happy May Thy Birthday Be - 302 purple and green top
A Birthday Gift, Happy May Thy Birthday Be - 302 purple
A Birthday Gift, Happy May Thy Birthday Be - 302 Purple title and pattern
A Birthday Greeting, Many Happy Returns of This Day - White Unrecorded
A Birthday Greeting, Many Happy Returns of This Day - Unrecorded Black
may you see,
from care be free.
A peaceful and
I wish you,
Happy and long
of duty done,
Calm rest at
set of sun.
May Thy Birthday
Many happy returns
of the day,
May its presence be
welcome each year,
and thy heart be as joy-
ous as May
With a comfort for
May yearly each bur-
den grow lighter
as you travel life's
And every dawning
Till you reach the
A Birthday Wish, Many Happy Returns - 309 Black Carded - Columbian Exposition 1893
A Birthday Wish - 309 Black with Dark Red Roses
A Birthday Wish - 309 Purple
A Birthday Wish - 309 White
A Blessing, May Your Progress in Life's Busy Road - 318 White
A Blessing, May Your Progress in Life's Busy Road - 318 Black
A Blessing, Oh fair and flow'ry be thy way - 319 Pink
A Blessing 319 Black
A Friend's Benediction - 323 Blue
A Friend's Benediction - 323 Red
A Friend's Blessing, May the blessing - 324 Purple Flower & Script
A Friend's Blessing - 324 3 Dark Red Flowers-Blue Script
A Friend's Blessing - 324 3 Red Flowers-Blue Script
Six Highest Prize Medals & Diploma Awarded To
Coventry & London
Godden's book shows "Stopped" in error.
A Merry Christmas, A Blithe and Joyous Welcome - 336
A Merry Christmas - 336 Longer Version (2 inches) from Godden Collection
Sir Joseph Paxton (1801-1865)
Joseph Paxton was born in Milton Bryan, England in 1801*. A farmer's son, he was apprenticed as a gardener to the Chatsworth estate where he eventually attained the position of head gardener. In 1832, Paxton was appointed Manager to the Duke of Devonshire's estates.
He designed large greenhouses for the Duke at Chatsworth (including one for the Giant Water Lily), and these were used as the basis for his successful design of the Great Exhibition (1850-1851) building, the Crystal Palace, which used the idea of a simple repeating motif to achieve an economical yet harmonious building. Over 233 designs were submitted for the building to house the "Great Exhibition of the Works of All Nations." Joseph Paxton produced his design for a Crystal Palace on a piece of blotting paper, then submitted the final design in less than 9 days. The building itself was erected in just six months, a remarkable building with 293,655 panes of glass, 330 huge iron columns, and 24 miles of gutters He continued to work on landscape gardening and laying out of public parks, but also designed various country houses and other domestic buildings.
On Good Friday, April 14, 1865, Lincoln was assassinated at Ford's Theatre in Washington by John Wilkes Booth, an actor, who somehow thought he was helping the South. The opposite was the result, for with Lincoln's death, the possibility of peace with magnanimity died.
Quirk, Rev. James R., M.A., Attleborough, Parsonage, Warwickshire
Founding Member of the Manx Society
The prospectus of The Manx Publication Society, was issued in February, 1858. Its object was to be the publication of all the valuable and scarce Books, or Parts of Books, relative to the History and Antiquities, the Religion and Laws, the Charities and Education, the Fishery and Agriculture, the Interests and Rights of the Isle of Man." The first general meeting was held in the following month when it was decided to call the Society " The Manx Society, for Publication of National Documents of the Isle of Man,"
Ave Maria Ora Pro Nobis - 369 Purple
Ave Maria Ora Pro Nobis - 369 Blue
A Wish, I Will Not Wish Thee Grandeur - 353 Green
A Wish, I Will Not Wish Thee Grandeur - 353 Black Carded
A Wish, I Wish That Happiness - 354 for Messrs Morgan & Scott Ltd White Carded
A Wish, I Wish That Happiness - 354 white
A Wish, I Wish That Happiness - 354 Black
A Wish, With Best Wishes, That Health - Unrecorded White
A Wish, With Best Wishes, That Health - Unrecorded Black
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